Nice shaped leaves
Crisp, green, attractively shaped leaves. Sow March-August. Row 15m (50'). RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Loose leaf 'picking' variety. Maturing time approximately 10-14 weeks from sowing.
Sow outdoors from March-August at fortnightly intervals to ensure a regular supply. Sow in rows 30cm (12") apart and 1.25cm (½") deep and thin the plants to 23-30cm (9-12") apart. For over-wintered supplies choose 'Valdor' and sow seed outdoors late August-early September. For growing in a greenhouse during winter choose the varieties 'Rosetta' or 'Valdor'.
Aftercare - Easy:True
Aftercare - Moderate:False
Aftercare - High:False
RHS Award of Garden Merit:True
Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:True
Likes Acidic Soil:False
Beds & Borders:True
Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:True
Beautifully curled, fringed foliage with tasty leaves that can be pulled for use as required without lifting the whole plant. Slow to run to seed. HEALTH BENEFITS: Source of beta-carotene/vitamin A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections) - especially darker green leaves. Reputed to have a sedative effect.